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City of Launceston

Resident workers - Hours worked

19.6% of the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) in the City of Launceston work 40 or more hours, compared to 22.3% in Tasmania.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for City of Launceston's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in City of Launceston depends on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work;
  • The industry sector in which they work;
  • The occupation level and requirement or opportunity to work overtime, and;
  • The age structure and household structure of the working population.

Hours worked statistics should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure Occupations, and Income to provide more insight into the observations made.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers hours worked
Northern Tasmania Region - Accommodation and Food Services 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Tasmania%Number%. Tasmania%2011 - 2016
None853.63.91064.54.8-21
1 hour - 15 hours80534.233.878333.131.5+22
16 hours - 24 hours36315.414.733914.414.5+24
25 hours - 34 hours33714.313.229112.313.0+46
35 hours - 39 hours26811.410.624410.310.5+24
40 hours1285.47.01787.57.5-50
41 hours - 48 hours1245.35.21295.55.4-5
49 hours or more2098.910.124310.311.0-34
Not stated341.41.5492.11.7-15
Total Persons2,353100.0100.02,362100.0100.0-9

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Launceston's resident workers in 2016 compared to Tasmania shows that there was a higher proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 67.6% of the resident workers in Accommodation and Food Services worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 31.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 65.6% and 32.9% respectively for Tasmania.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) of the City of Launceston and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (14.3% compared to 13.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (11.4% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (5.4% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (8.9% compared to 10.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Launceston decreased by 65 people (-8.2%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) in the City of Launceston between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 40 hours (-50 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+46 persons)
  • 49 hours or more (-34 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+24 persons)

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